Kuwento

KUWENTO means story, and this is our space for reflection. This is where members of the Teach for the Philippines family share their experience of being part of the movement towards education reform. We hope that through sharing our KUWENTO, we will be able to give you a more complete view of what it means to leave your mark for our children, and for our country.


Teacher Mel: On Leaving Your Mark

Today, I found out that my kid hasn't been coming home for the past three days. Three days ago, his stepdad threw him out, together with his things - his uniforms, his possessions, his life. He hasn't been home since.... Read More

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A Reminder of My Why

The following Experiences entry was written by Carmina Regine Fernandez of the 2013 Cohort. She originally wrote this essay in... Read More >

Teacher Delfin: “Mag-aaral Ako sa Ateneo.”

Today, I did the riskiest thing I've ever done as a teacher - bring two of my students with me... Read More >

Teacher Jerome: Para Kanino Ka Bumabangon?

“Para kanino ka bumabangon?” Who do you wake up for?   Before the first day of class, we were told... Read More >

CEP Intern Kristina: Things I’ve Learnt in...

Teach for the Philippines is located at Unit 201 Asia Tower Condominium, Benavidez corner Paseo de Roxas Street, Legaspi Village,... Read More >

‘Cher Andrea: Para Sa Bata, Para Sa...

Chapter 1 – Ang Simula   Nagsimula tayong hindi magkakilala, nakasakay sa iisang bus, may nagkekwentuhan, at ang ibang nakatanaw sa... Read More >

CEP Intern Erika: A Message to Everyone...

As a Teach for the Philippines (TFP) intern under the Business Development team, my responsibilities required a lot of time... Read More >

Teacher Brigitte: Living My Dream

My Why “Nagustuhan mo talagang magturo?” (Did you really want to teach?) That’s the question I frequently get from my... Read More >

‘Cher Tin: On Being a Teacher

During our Filipino class, I asked my students to draw what they wanted to be when they grow up. As... Read More >

‘Cher Liang: Aspire

The school where I teach stands on the corner of Aurora Boulevard and EDSA, arguably one of the busiest intersections... Read More >

Teacher Evee: Superhero

Committing two years of my life as a public school teacher is a decision questionable and surprising for many. Some... Read More >